Process and Timeline

Graphic: Pascack Valley Regional High School District Logo, with the state of NJ in the center, and a star beaming out of north eastern NJ

August, 2021

The Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education (the “Board”) seeks the services of a consultant to assist with the search for and selection of a new Superintendent of Schools.

August 31, 2021

Requests for Proposals for Superintendent of Schools Search Consultant due 4pm.

September 1- October 11, 2021 

The  Board  conducts interviews with various executive search firms that have submitted proposals to assist the school board with their search process for a new Superintendent.

November 15, 2021 

At the November 15th  BOE meeting, The Board selected Strategic Educational Advantage (SEA) as the consultants  to assist the school board with the search plan and recruitment process for a new Superintendent. 

November 29, 2021

BOE Work Session: SEA consultants work with the BOE to develop the search plan/ recruitment process for the next Superintendent of Schools. Focus Groups/Individuals/Open House Forums will be scheduled and the Online Survey will be adopted to ensure full community participation in developing the profile of the next Superintendent of Schools. 

December 5- January 5, 2022

Online Survey: Community members will provide input on the strengths and qualities desired in the next Superintendent, This profile will be essential in developing the criteria for the search. Stakeholder Input: SEA will hold focus groups (as determined by the BOE), as well as, public forums with stakeholders to gather public input on the strengths and qualities desired in the next Superintendent.

January 17, 2022

BOE Work Session: BOE meets with SEA to review and provide feedback on a draft Leadership Profile Report and desired characteristics for the Superintendent candidates and review/edit  draft profile for posting on the district website. SEA will present a summary and analysis of the survey results and forum comments.

Candidate Profile: Leadership Profile Report and Desired Characteristics are finalized.

SEA will provide the Board with options and places to advertise with estimated costs, as well as provide information/assistance to the Human Resources department for their submission of advertisements/ posting.

January 17 -  February 6, 2022

Search Firm Interviews: Search firm screens applications and interviews candidates. The Board of Education receives resumes of all applicants.

February 7, 2022 

SEA meets with the BOE to select a slate of approximately 6-10 candidates to interview. 

February 12 and 13, 2022

BOE will conduct Semi-Final Rounds of interviews.

February 16  and 17, 2022

BOE will conduct Final Round Interviews.

February 22, 23 and 24, 2022 

BOE will conduct the Final Search Process 

February 28, 2022

The Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education appoints the next Superintendent of Schools. 

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